If you’re one of the countless fans of ghost hunting TV shows itching to get off the couch and track some spirits on your own, this book provides everything you need to know to conduct a successful paranormal investigation. Professional ghost hunter Rich Newman shares proven scientific methods, tried-and-true low-tech approaches, and the latest technology used by the pros. You’ll learn what ghosts are, why hauntings occur, the different types of supernatural phenomena, and the importance of conducting responsible investigations. Find out how to form a team, interact with ghosts, gather and examine evidence―and what not to do when seeking spirits. Along with helpful hints, insider tips, and seasoned insights gained from Newman’s decade of field work, Ghost Hunting for Beginners is peppered with true accounts of ghost stories from famous cases and the author’s own investigations.